It’s been too long. Too long since I sat down and wrote something that actually meant something to me. I’ve been the worst kind of blogger for so frigging long that I rarely call myself a blogger these days.  You know when life happens, and it starts being all about the money?  Well, it has been lately anyway. Taking sponsored posts for the doolah – just so I could fill up a few empty spaces in the blog calendar (and a few empty spaces in…

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Having a phobia is a common thing. It could be completely irrational, and you have no clue where it stems from, or it could be from a traumatic experience as a child and you’ve not been able to move on from it. Whether your fear is a trip to the dentist, a fear of flying, needles, dogs, clowns or spiders – it might seem like something you’ll never get over. But everyone who has a phobia has the capacity to overcome it! While some might…

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Hi, it’s me. I think I’ve been MIA since the middle of January, longer if you don’t count sponsored stuff I’ve written, and it’s all gone a bit arse up really hasn’t it?  I have fallen out of love with social media.  Never a good thing for a blogger to admit to, but I like to be honest. Occasionally.  I’m not quite sure when it started, but I found myself avoiding opening the computer. I can’t remember the last time I went on Twitter, other…

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I think it’s widely known in the parenting community that kids are the biggest, walking, talking germ carriers in the world. Once they start nursery or school, that’s it, everyone in your family will come down, one after the other, with whatever bug is going round.  Whether that’s a cold, conjunctivitis or scarlet fever, you can bet the second your kid sniffs it out, it’s already spreading like wildfire in your household.  Little darlings…… Ask them to share a slice of cake though, that’s a…

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I have recently come to the conclusion that, I, a complete and utter planner, have no goals in life at the moment. None. I mean, I have a few mini goals, like grow my hair, cook from scratch more often, have more date nights, but nothing long haul, or life affirming.  Which is a bit of a shocker. Usually I have a whole list of things that I am planning. I am a big believer in having something to work towards, I always find that…

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